coronavirus

U.S. COVID Death Toll Hits 500,000 as Rich Nations Hoard Vaccines, Leaving Poorer Nations Without Any
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The United States has passed 500,000 COVID-19 deaths, by far the highest toll in the world. The morbid milestone comes as new COVID-19 cases continue to fall across the country amid an accelerating vaccine rollout, but the head of the World Health Organiz ...[Read more]
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Cuba’s COVID-19 Vaccines Serve the People, Not Profits
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Cuba’s socialist approach to developing vaccines against COVID-19 differs strikingly from that of capitalist nations of the world. Cuba’s production of four vaccines is grounded in science and dedicated to saving the lives of all Cubans, and to intern ...[Read more]
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Up to 100 UK children a week hospitalised with rare post-Covid disease
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Exclusive: 75% of children worst affected by paediatric inflammatory multi-system syndrome are BAMEUp to 100 children a week are being hospitalised with a rare disease that can emerge weeks after Covid-19, leaving them in intensive care, doctors have said ...[Read more]
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Even in Poorer Neighborhoods, the Wealthy Are Lining Up for Vaccines
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As soon as this city began offering Covid vaccines to residents 65 and older, George Jones, whose nonprofit agency runs a medical clinic, noticed something striking. “Suddenly our clinic was full of white people,” said Mr. Jones, the head of Bread for ...[Read more]
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Globalized Anti-Science Movement€ Threatens Pandemic Response & Public Health
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The Biden administration has vowed to increase the rate of vaccinations as COVID-19 continues to spread uncontrollably across the entire U.S., with 90,000 people predicted to die in the next four weeks. President Biden announced plans to acquire another 2 ...[Read more]
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History suggests we may forget the pandemic sooner than we think | Jonathan Freedland
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Even the ‘Spanish’ flu quickly faded from collective memory. We must ensure the same doesn’t happen with Covid, says Guardian columnist Jonathan Freedland ...[Read more]
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Trump Muses About Light as Remedy, but Also Disinfectant, Which Is Dangerous
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“Supposing we hit the body with a tremendous — whether it’s ultraviolet or just very powerful light,” Mr. Trump said. “And I think you said that hasn’t been checked, but we’re going to test it?” he added, turning to Mr. Bryan, who had retu ...[Read more]
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As Coronavirus Spreads, Poison Hotlines See Rise in Accidents With Cleaning Products
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As awareness of the coronavirus pandemic has spread throughout the United States, doctors who monitor activity at poison call centers have noticed an alarming trend: a significant increase in accidental exposures to household cleaners and disinfectants. A ...[Read more]
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Argentina to Soon Welcome 200 Cuban Doctors for COVID-19 Fight
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Argentina’s government confirmed Sunday night that a contingent of 202 Cuban doctors will arrive in the South American nation to help local health professionals with the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. "The idea is for them to contribute and join medic ...[Read more]
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U.S. Trump Was Real Time Informed During COVID-19 Outbreak in China
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U.S. health experts briefed President Donald Trump in real time about the emergence of COVID-19 in China while working full-time at World Health Organization headquarters in Geneva in late 2019. A dozen U.S. researchers, doctors and experts were at WHO h ...[Read more]
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The untold story behind America’s biggest outbreak
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The Smithfield pork plant, located in a Republican-led state that is one of five in the US that has not issued any kind of shelter-in-place order, has become a microcosm illustrating the socioeconomic disparities laid bare by the global pandemic. While ma ...[Read more]
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